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January 22, 2021
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Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday alerted residents of the activities of fraudsters who allegedly move around to extort money from event planners and other residents in guise of COVID-19 protocol enforcers. Head, Media and Enlightenment of FCT COVID-19 Enforcement Taskforce, Comrade Ikharo Attah who admitted of being inundated with such negative Continue Reading
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Shortly after his inauguration as the 46th president of the United States, President Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders, according to a CNN report. Nine of the executive orders reversed some controversial policies introduced by his immediate predecessor, Donald Trump, while the remaining borders on the new policies by the president. Below are the lists […]Continue Reading
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The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Tuesday met with all the five Emirs from Kano, Bichi, Rano, Karaye and the Gaya Emirates seeking ways to fight the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Ganduje, while assuring of his government’s commitment to fighting the second wave called for support from the traditional rulers and […]Continue Reading
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Iredia, a Professor of Mass Communication featured as a guest on ARISE News breakfast program, The Morning Show and observed that constant electioneering after each election in Nigeria ensures that the country remains a developing nation and far from development. “Unfortunately, politics is fast becoming a distraction to national development, whereas the purpose of Continue Reading
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The Federal Government on Tuesday said the country has the capacity to store up to 400,000 doses of the expected COVID-19 vaccine. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib disclosed this during a tour of the National Strategic Cold Store in Abuja. Nigeria is expected to receive 100,000 doses […]Continue Reading
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Business and government leaders currently see the loss of life from Covid-19 and related economic effects as the world’s greatest short-term threats, the World Economic Forum said Tuesday. The group which organises an annual get together of leading industrial and political voices at the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos carries out a survey of its […]Continue Reading
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The Kano state government has announced the imposition of a fresh ban on the activities of viewing and event centres across the state following an increase in new COVID-19 cases. The State Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, in a statement, said the measure was part of decision at a stakeholders meeting held at the Africa […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it collected N4,952,243,711,728.37 as tax revenue in the 2020 fiscal year. Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, Director of Communications and Liaison of the service made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Ahmad explained that this achievement represented about 98 per cent of the national tax target of […]Continue Reading